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Photograph of South Park St.

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Photograph showing First National Bank of Decatur and the Linxweiler Printing Company across from Central Park on South Park St. in Decatur IL. This photograph was taken in 1920.

Photos of 100 Block North Franklin Street.

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Photograph of the 100 Block N. Franklin, looking south from the east side of Central Park. The old Revere House is the first building on the left. Photograph of Public Market East Side of Central Park on N. Franklin, 1911-1913. Photograph of 100…

Photos of NWRAPS donation to the library in 1997.

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Photograph of NWRAPS donation to the Local History Room, pictured: Claudia Williams, Joyce Weedon, Dayle Irwin. Pictured holding check Bev Hackney and Dayle Irwin. Photo of presentation by NWRAPS in Central Park, pictured: Claudia Williams, Joyce…

Photo of Dr. J. T. B. Stapp's House 200 Block Franklin and William Streets.

Photograph of House on corner of N. Franklin and E. Williams Streets. "the home of Dr. J. T. B. Stapp, called Decatur's first capitalist stood for many years at the corner of Franklin and William streets on ground now occupied by the Decatur post…

Drawings of the Wigwam

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Drawings of a recreation of the Wigwam tent set up on S. Park St. across from Central Park where Abraham Lincoln was nominated for president on May 9-10, 1860.

Photograph of 'Ten Gallon Lil' at the Waterworks

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Photograph of 'Ten Gallon Lil' after she was moved from Central Park to the Waterworks around 1930. The fountain itself dates back to 1876.

Photographs from the Transfer House Centennial Celebration

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Photographs taken from the June 22, 1996 Transfer House Centennial Celebration in Central Park. Steve Craven directs a special section of the Decatur Municipal Band.

Photographs of Lincoln Square and Transfer House in 1996

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Photographs of Lincoln Square, the Transfer House's former location and a photograph of the Transfer House as it sits now in Central Park taken in 1996.

Photographs from the Morehouse & Wells Fire

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Several photographs from the August 22, 1909 Morehouse & Wells fire that took out nearly a block of downtown Decatur businesses. The fire started in the Morehouse & Wells building on East Main and destroyed half the block bounded by Merchant,…